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Legal Assistant/Secretary

Job Category: Professional Staff Positions
Job Position: Legal Assistant
Job Location: Hackensack
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Job Setting: In Office
Cullen & Dykman LLP is a full-service law firm that has been serving clients since 1850. We are seeking a Legal Assistant/Secretary to join its Banking/Real Estate Department. The position is based in our Hackensack, NJ Office.
The Legal Assistant/Secretary reports to three attorneys and is a vital part of the Banking/Real Estate Team
The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and other related software, and exceptional organizational skills. Responsibilities include assisting attorneys (and other staff as needed), corresponding and communicating with clients, sorting and maintaining files and schedules, and managing all incoming and outgoing information related to a matter. An ability to work with little supervision and to prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient and detail-oriented manner is essential.
Educational/Experience Requirements:
· High School diploma, college degree, preferred
· 5+ years of commercial banking and/residential real estate experience
· 5+ years law firm experience
· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
· Strong analytical and organizational skills
· Ability to transcribe from dictation
· Ability to prioritize and multi-task
· Ability to work independently
· Ability to communicate with clients and title companies
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Our professional staff plays an important role in the firm’s continued growth and success, and we look forward to adding a proactive and motivated member to our team.
Cullen and Dykman LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a collaborative, friendly environment. The salary range for this role is $50,000-$75,000. Actual salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and relevant experience.
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